Post Tagged with: "Asheville"

Ashvegas Political Hit List: Meadows on the move, McCrory criticizes Obama’s immigration overhaul

Ashvegas Political Hit List: Meadows on the move, McCrory criticizes Obama’s immigration overhaul

Also, speculation continues to mount that Republicans could shift course and expand Medicaid for North Carolina.

by November 21, 2014 12 comments Asheville politics
WNC Alliance and partner orgs adopt new name, Mountain True, and logo

WNC Alliance and partner orgs adopt new name, Mountain True, and logo

The WNC Alliance, Western North Carolina’s oldest environmental nonprofit, has a new look.

by November 21, 2014 2 comments Asheville News
Demand for hotels in Asheville area skyrockets; October shatters records for occupancy

Demand for hotels in Asheville area skyrockets; October shatters records for occupancy

The tourists are coming. The tourists are coming. Wait. The tourists are here. The tourists are here.

by November 21, 2014 5 comments Asheville business, Asheville News

Downtown Asheville motorcycle shop Moto Vicious to open bar next year

The bar at Moto Vicious’ 99 S. Lexington Ave. location will start with four taps for beer, as well as wine.

Buncombe issues more than 300 same-sex marriage licenses since gay marriage ban struck down

Buncombe issues more than 300 same-sex marriage licenses since gay marriage ban struck down

Buncombe County is also on track to smash the record of the most marriages it has ever registered in a single year.

by November 21, 2014 1 comment Asheville News
Justin Townes Earle on searching for the ‘real thing’ in his music

Justin Townes Earle on searching for the ‘real thing’ in his music

Earle plays the Grey Eagle in Asheville on Saturday. In a recent interview, he talks about banjo-toting carpetbaggers, spotting a little light at the end of the tunnel and more.

by November 20, 2014 0 comments Asheville Music
WSJ: Black Mountain College honored by special Brooklyn Academy of Music performance

WSJ: Black Mountain College honored by special Brooklyn Academy of Music performance

“Black Mountain Songs,” a collection of choral works, was created by members of Arcade Fire and the National.

by November 20, 2014 1 comment Asheville Music
Beer Run: New Asheville running race series will start, end at WNC craft breweries

Beer Run: New Asheville running race series will start, end at WNC craft breweries

Race to the Taps will add a new dimension to the old B, double-E, double-R, U N.

Asheville-based Accelerating Appalachia seeking nature-based businesses to build in 2015

Asheville-based Accelerating Appalachia seeking nature-based businesses to build in 2015

Accelerating Appalachia, the first nature-based business accelerator in the U.S., had a successful first year and is looking for a new crop of businesses to nurture.

by November 20, 2014 0 comments Asheville business, Asheville News
Ashvegas movie review: Rosewater

Ashvegas movie review: Rosewater

Jon Stewart shows he has promise as a director with this film.

AshevillePocketGuide.com: French Broad Boatworks to launch Asheville wooden boat tour next year

AshevillePocketGuide.com: French Broad Boatworks to launch Asheville wooden boat tour next year

Ever wondered what it would feel like to drift along the French Broad River in a hand-crafted wooden boat?

by November 19, 2014 3 comments Asheville News

New Dim Sum restaurant coming to downtown Asheville

The new restaurant will be a great addition to the food scene happening around the Capital Center location.

by November 19, 2014 10 comments Asheville food and drink
Shake-up on Asheville music scene: Altamont Theatre set to close next month, Asheville Music Hall for sale

Shake-up on Asheville music scene: Altamont Theatre set to close next month, Asheville Music Hall for sale

As competition among venues increases, venue owners are jockeying for position.

by November 18, 2014 13 comments Asheville Music, Asheville News
Chef Elliott Moss offering up the best damn Turkey Day dinner in Asheville

Chef Elliott Moss offering up the best damn Turkey Day dinner in Asheville

Heritage barbecued turkey. Farm & Sparrow cornbread dressing. Brown butter pecan pie. You’re killing me, man.

by November 18, 2014 4 comments Asheville food and drink
Former Asheville Citizen-Times reporter Paul Clark hired as Black Mountain News editor

Former Asheville Citizen-Times reporter Paul Clark hired as Black Mountain News editor

Clark is the third former Citizen-Times reporter to return to Gannett in recent weeks.

by November 18, 2014 5 comments Asheville News
Mary McGahren of Asheville, shown at far right, says she's stunned by the success of Adult Swim's viral video, "Too Many Cooks in the Kitchen."

Asheville actors score in Adult Swim’s ‘Too Many Cooks’ video smash

Asheville actress Mary McGahren says she was just “mommin’ it up” in her role for the quirky video that’s racked up more than 5 million views.

by November 17, 2014 1 comment Asheville arts, Asheville News
Crowd-funding campaign aims to keep Asheville artists out of debt on new public mural

Crowd-funding campaign aims to keep Asheville artists out of debt on new public mural

Artists Ian Wilkinson and Alex Irvine are asking for $5,000 after going the extra mile on Asheville’s brand new public art piece.

by November 17, 2014 16 comments Asheville arts, Asheville News
The Moon and You hosts music video release party Saturday at The Mothlight in West Asheville

The Moon and You hosts music video release party Saturday at The Mothlight in West Asheville

Flirtatious mermaid. Mustachioed sailor. Under-the-sea-themed costume party. This video release party’s got it all.

by November 17, 2014 0 comments Asheville Music, Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Pisgah Brewing beer release party and time on the big screen

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Pisgah Brewing beer release party and time on the big screen

Also: The Citizen-Times to move distribution back to downtown location, Burial Beer expands its hours, more.

by November 17, 2014 0 comments Asheville News
Shelter Collective to host holiday pop-up shop; also, Grace & Glory and Hazel Twenty hold sale

Shelter Collective to host holiday pop-up shop; also, Grace & Glory and Hazel Twenty hold sale

Here come the holiday shopping events.

by November 17, 2014 0 comments Asheville business
Rumor control: Asheville-based Ingles on the block?

Rumor control: Asheville-based Ingles on the block?

Robert Ingle opened his first grocery store in Asheville in 1963. Today, the Black Mountain-based company operates about 200 stores in six Southeastern states.

by November 17, 2014 22 comments Asheville business, Asheville News
Open Hearts hosts art show and opening at City Bakery in Asheville on Nov. 22

Open Hearts hosts art show and opening at City Bakery in Asheville on Nov. 22

Open Hearts brings art-related activities to adults with disabilities.

by November 17, 2014 1 comment Asheville benefits
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: SantaCon questions, tiny bench disappears and more

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: SantaCon questions, tiny bench disappears and more

Also, a water slide event in downtown Asheville, the dark side of the holidays and Frugal Backpacker opens.

by November 17, 2014 4 comments Asheville News
PHOTOS Construction update on New Belgium’s new Asheville brewery

PHOTOS Construction update on New Belgium’s new Asheville brewery

Pile-driving resumes, the walls are up on the packaging hall and the brewhouse foundation will be poured this weekend.

by November 14, 2014 0 comments Asheville beer, Asheville News

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